This Week in PLOS

An international team led by investigators at the Broad Institute, the University of Aberdeen, the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, and elsewhere sequenced the genome of a fungal fish pathogen called Saprolegnia parasitica — work that they describe in a PLOS Genetics study. Using genome and RNA sequence data, the researchers identified genome features that appear to distinguish S.

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